The Resource Francis McFarland and the black community : a case study of the hiring practices within the Upper Shenandoah Valley, Nancy Sorrell

Francis McFarland and the black community : a case study of the hiring practices within the Upper Shenandoah Valley, Nancy Sorrell

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Francis McFarland and the black community : a case study of the hiring practices within the Upper Shenandoah Valley
Title
Francis McFarland and the black community
Title remainder
a case study of the hiring practices within the Upper Shenandoah Valley
Statement of responsibility
Nancy Sorrell
Title variation
After the backcountry: rural life and society in the 19th century Valley of Virginia
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Language
eng
Summary
Unpublished manuscript by Nancy Sorrells, of the Frontier Museum in Staunton, Va. used as the basis of her presentation at a local history conference held at VMI on March 23-25, 1995
Biographical or historical data
Francis McFarland, a Presbyterian minister, resided in Augusta County, Va. during 1823-late 1835 and then again from 1841-1871. As the owner of a 135-acre farm, he actively participated in the hiring out practices of slave labor which was prevalent during that time.
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VMC
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Francis McFarland and the black community : a case study of the hiring practices within the Upper Shenandoah Valley, Nancy Sorrell
Publication
Arrangement
Only copy of manuscript kept in pamphlet binder and shelved in classed section of Special Collections.
Control code
32249591
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
24 leaves

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